Business Psychology (BSc (Hons))

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
48 months

Domestic course fees
GBP 18500 per total

How you will study
part-time, online

Course starts
April

International course fees
GBP 18500 per total

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About Business Psychology at University of Essex Online

Take an in depth look at the fascinating world of business psychology with this undergraduate programme. Focusing on real life situations you will gain an understanding of the psychological behaviours of people in business or organisation contexts. This course will allow you to immerse yourself in a variety of unique and interesting topics including psychological development through the lifespan, leadership and managing teams, as well as individual differences, emotions and behaviours.

You will learn to apply knowledge of the human mind and behaviour to investigate fundamental business functions, as well as adopting core psychological theories to understand organisational change, effective leadership, recruitment and selection, and corporate decision-making. Our courses involve a range of technical competencies which can be applied immediately to the real world, making you an asset to any team or employer.

Looking to progress in your career? Or maybe you want to start a new role? Our BSc (Hons) Business Psychology will allow you to fit your education around your work and family commitments as you study 100% online and part-time. Graduates of the course will also have a holistic understanding of both business and psychology in addition to a wide range of transferable skills including critical thinking, research, self-motivation and communication.

Please note: This course is not accredited with the British Psychological Society (BPS).

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  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyPart-time, OnlineHow long you will study48 months
    Course startsAprilDomestic course feesGBP 18500 per totalInternational course feesGBP 18500 per total

Notes about fees for this course

Our fees are the same for all students, and anyone will receive a 10% discount if they pay the full course fee payment up-front.

Entry requirements

We have flexible entry requirements that look at both your academic and work-based experience. There are two entry routes onto our BSc (Hons) Business Psychology degree programme:

1. Academic Entry Route

In order to satisfy the Academic Entry Route requirements for our BSc (Hons) Business Psychology degree programme you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:

Three A-levels, or equivalent; plus

If English is not your first language, IELTS (Academic) 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, we require students to pass a free online English test.

You are required to pass your initial assignment set during the first 21 days of the course in order to continue with your studies

2. Work Experience Entry Route

To apply for the BSc (Hons) Business Psychology degree via our Work Experience Entry Route you must meet the following criteria:

GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent;

Three years’ relevant work experience; plus

If English is not your first language, IELTS (Academic) 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, we require students to pass a free online English test.

You will be required to pass your initial assignment set during the first 21 days of the course in order to continue with your studies.

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